Community news from around the area

Annual Memorial Brick Run

scheduled for Saturday

WINTERSVILLE — The American Legion Riders of Stevens-Christian Memorial Post 557, will hold their fifth-annual Memorial Brick Run on Saturday.

“The Ride to Remember” is open to the public.

Registration is at 9 a.m. at Neidengard’s Harley-Davidson, 284 Canton Road, Wintersville, with departure time set for 10 a.m.

The cost is $20 a person for the ride, which includes a T-shirt, dinner and entertainment.

Participants will travel to the Ohio Veterans Memorial Park in Clinton, Ohio, which was built by an all-volunteer work force, according to its website, and is funded by donations.

The Legion Riders escort and place memorial bricks there for veterans. The memorial pavers make up part of the Memorial Walkway and are a way for to honor veterans, regardless of whether they served during war or peacetime, according to the website.

Participants will return to the East Liverpool American Legion Post 374, located at 1824 Parkway East, East Liverpool, for an after celebration beginning at 5 p.m.

The fee for dinner-only guests is $10. Music will be provided by Dave Morgan from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

All proceeds from “A Ride to Remember” will benefit the Legion Legacy Scholarship Fund.

EAA Chapter offering free

plane rides to area youth

WINTERSVILLE — The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 859 of the Jefferson County Airport will be offering free airplane rides to young aspiring pilots.

The chapter-hosted event will involve free 20-minute rides from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday for youth ages 8-17. It will be held at the Jefferson County Air Park, 600 Air Park Drive, Wintersville.

“Pilots of the EAA Chapter will be showing aspiring young pilots what it’s like to be a pilot,” explained David Tulenko, chapter representative. “The Young Eagle Flight program is part of a national program sponsored by Experimental Aircraft Association located in Oshkosh, Wisc. To date there have been more than 2 million young people taken for their first ride in an airplane and introduced to what it is to be a pilot,” he noted.

“They will be shown what a pilot does checking his aircraft before each flight. After getting in the airplane, they are shown the flight instruments that the pilot uses for the flight. After getting up in the air, they are given a short flight around the airport, showing them how the airplane responds to the controls,” he continued.

“After the flight is over, they will be given a signed certificate from the pilot and their own personal pilot log book recording their flight time,” Tulenko added. Participants also will received information about becoming a pilot or pursuing aviation careers.

Weather permitting, flying will start at 9 a.m. and end at 1 p.m. Parents must sign a release form giving the chapter permission to take their son or daughter up for their plane ride.

For information on the Young Eagle Program, visit the website eaa.org. For chapter information, contact Tulenko at (304) 670-1806.

Women of the Moose to hold

salad luncheon on Saturday

WELLSBURG — The Wellsburg Women of the Moose will be holding their sixth-annual salad luncheon on Saturday, beginning at 1 p.m. at the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge, located at 844 Main St.

Entertainment will be provided by Marvin Whiteman. The event also will include a Chinese auction.

Tickets are $8 and can only be purchased in advance at the lodge and from Women of the Moose members. No tickets will be sold at the door. For information or to purchase tickets, call Irene at (304) 737-2553 or Sonya at (304) 737-0178.

Low-cost spay, neuter clinic

dates for June are announced

NEW CUMBERLAND — The Hancock County Humane Foundation continues to offer low-cost cat spay and neuter clinics.

June 2 and June 23 are the next clinic dates. The cost is $55 each for a female or male cat, which includes rabies shot, flea and ear mite treatments. Space at each clinic is limited, Call (304) 224-2590 to secure a reservation.

Country Friends announce

weekend entertainment

COLLIERS — Country Friends will host the Neon Knights on Friday and the Moonlite Special on Saturday at the Memorial Hall located at 67 Police Lodge Road, Colliers.

The doors open at 6 p.m., the dance starts at 7 p.m., and the hall closes at 10 p.m. for both events. There is a $5 cover charge per person on dance nights.

Open mic is Monday with an Easter party. The doors open at 4 p.m., the covered-dish meal is served at 5 p.m., and open mic begins at 6 p.m. and ends at 9 p.m. There is no cover charge on Mondays, but donations are appreciated.

Country Friends Foundation Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting Christian friendship and brotherly love through music. All proceeds go to charity. For information, call (304) 479-1270, (304) 748-2816 or (304) 797-0122. For a monthly schedule e-mail owlcinder@yahoo.com.

New Cumberland High School

Class of 1959 plans reunion

NEW CUMBERLAND — The New Cumberland High School Class of 1959 will hold its 60-year reunion, beginning at 6 p.m. June 29 in the New Cumberland High School Gym/City Hall.

The cost is $20 per person for the catered meal. Money can be sent to Patty Allison Bruce at 1115 Gas Valley Road, New Cumberland, WV 26047, before June 1.

Steubenville Saddle Club’s

first 2019 show is Sunday

RICHMOND — The Steubenville Saddle Club will kick off its 2019 show season on Sunday at the club grounds, located at 8675 state Hwy. 152 N.

The rain-or-shine event begins at 9 a.m. with halter/showmanship classes. Contest classes do not begin before 3 p.m.

The show season has been pared from four to three shows with the July show eliminated. All three shows, however, will be money shows. Classes remain the same with the exception of the deletion of the baroque classes.

The other show dates are June 23 and Sept. 15, with the same time schedules as the first one.

Show judges are: Sunday, Elizabeth Webb Phillips; June, Rae Ellen Siegmyer; and September, Charles Schroeder.

The showbills are posted on the club’s Facebook page.

Admission is free to the shows, and they are open to the public. The clubhouse features a variety of food with eat-in facilities.

Hancock Democratic Women

to present scholarship

WEIRTON — The Hancock County Democratic Women held their monthly meeting on April 15 at Giovanni’s Family Restaurant in Weirton with President Kathy Link calling the meeting to order, welcoming those in attendance and leading in the pledge of allegiance.

The guest speaker was W.Va. Del. Randy Swartzmiller, D-Hancock.

Secretary Teresa McCombs’s minutes were accepted, and the treasurer’s report was read and will be filed for audit.

No committee chairmen reports were given.

Five scholarship applications were returned, it was announced. The scholarship recipient was selected and will be contacted to attend the May meeting.

Fundraising ideas will be discussed at the next meeting, which will be held May 20 at Giovanni’s Family Restaurant, Pennsylvania Avenue, with dinner at 5 p.m., for those who desire to eat. The business meeting starts at 6 p.m.

The Democratic Women are having a membership drive and welcoming new members. Prospective members must be a Democrat who resides in Hancock County. Annual dues are $10, payable upon joining. Meetings are held on the third Monday of the month at Giovanni’s Family Restaurant.

For information, contact Link by phone at (724) 544-6063 or by e-mail to kathylink58@gmail.com.

Rummage sale Saturday

in Richmond to aid ACS

RICHMOND — An indoor rummage sale to benefit the American Cancer Society will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Richmond United Methodist Church, located at 112 S. Sugar St.

The fundraiser is being organized by Stacy’s Pink Posse Relay for Life team in memory of Stacy Davis, who lost her battle with c ancer on May 2, 2012.

There will be a variety of items for sale, and all proceeds will be donated to the ACS. Questions can be directed to Jamie Phillips at (740) 543-1468.

Annapolis flea market

scheduled for Saturday

ANNAPOLIS — The Annapolis flea market will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday at the corner of state Route 646 and county Road 39 in Annapolis.

T.J. Anderson, founder of Let’s Fight Together, noted there is free setup. There also will be a 50-50 drawing and homemade beef jersey for sale. Anderson can be contacted for information at (740) 512-3278 or through Facebook.

The flea market is held the first and third Saturday of the month through September.

Brown bag lunch and a movie

Friday at Brooke Library

WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Library will be showing the film Glass, rated PG-13 on Friday at noon.

After the conclusion of the film “Split,” David Dunn pursues the Beast, which is Kevin Crumb’s superhuman personality. The encounters with the Beast escalates as Elijah Price materializes as an orchestrator who knows critical secrets about both Dunn and Crumb.

Attendees can bring a lunch. Popcorn and water will be provided by the library. Call the circulation desk at (304) 737-1551 to reserve a seat.

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